Tuesday 11 September 2018

 Future Skilling our people in an age of digital transformation   Panel Discussion One   Moderated by Kerry O’Brien, this panel discussion will focus on skills and industry’s response to digital transformation across the economy. The panels will be made up of industry leaders who will talk about the impact of new technology, digital disruption and possible responses by industry and the education sector to support our workforce in adapting to change.

Future Skilling our people in an age of digital transformation

Panel Discussion One

Moderated by Kerry O’Brien, this panel discussion will focus on skills and industry’s response to digital transformation across the economy. The panels will be made up of industry leaders who will talk about the impact of new technology, digital disruption and possible responses by industry and the education sector to support our workforce in adapting to change.

 Industry Leadership – new thinking about jobs and careers   Panel Discussion Two   Moderated by Kerry O’Brien, this panel discussion by our industry leaders will focus on big picture issues in recruiting and retaining workers while dealing with challenges such as an ageing workforce and competition for good talent. How can we develop job paths and career pathways or is this even something young people want in 2018?

Industry Leadership – new thinking about jobs and careers

Panel Discussion Two

Moderated by Kerry O’Brien, this panel discussion by our industry leaders will focus on big picture issues in recruiting and retaining workers while dealing with challenges such as an ageing workforce and competition for good talent. How can we develop job paths and career pathways or is this even something young people want in 2018?

Canberra Panellists

PANEL ONE: "Future Skilling our people in an age of digital transformation"

  Jenny Lambert    Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Director - Employment, Education & Training, Director - Tourism   Jenny has been serving the business community for over 30 years as a senior manager within industry associations, including 16 years as a CEO of associations largely in the services sector.

Jenny Lambert

Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Director - Employment, Education & Training, Director - Tourism

Jenny has been serving the business community for over 30 years as a senior manager within industry associations, including 16 years as a CEO of associations largely in the services sector.

  Professor Devinder Grewal    Academic Director and Head of Discipline Operations and Logistics Management, Australian Institute of Business   Before coming to AIB, Devinder was Chair Professor of Port Management at the World Maritime University, a specialist agency of the UN located in Malmo, Sweden.

Professor Devinder Grewal

Academic Director and Head of Discipline Operations and Logistics Management, Australian Institute of Business

Before coming to AIB, Devinder was Chair Professor of Port Management at the World Maritime University, a specialist agency of the UN located in Malmo, Sweden.

  Petr Adamek    CEO, Canberra Innovation Network   Petr’s background is in artificial intelligence (Master of Computer Science) and business (MBA). He has worked with over 100 start-up companies in several leading accelerator and incubator programs in Europe, New Zealand and Australia as a mentor and business growth advisor.

Petr Adamek

CEO, Canberra Innovation Network

Petr’s background is in artificial intelligence (Master of Computer Science) and business (MBA). He has worked with over 100 start-up companies in several leading accelerator and incubator programs in Europe, New Zealand and Australia as a mentor and business growth advisor.

 

PANEL TWO: "Industry Leadership - new thinking about jobs and careers"

  Lynda Douglas    Department of Defence Director, National Skills Framework   Lynda is the lead subject matter expert to Defence Education and Training Domain on the National Skills Framework and Vocational Education and Training. She is responsible for coordinating Defence engagement with the national VET sector, including membership of 15 Industry Reference committees, of which she is a member of eight.

Lynda Douglas

Department of Defence
Director, National Skills Framework

Lynda is the lead subject matter expert to Defence Education and Training Domain on the National Skills Framework and Vocational Education and Training. She is
responsible for coordinating Defence engagement with the national VET sector, including membership of 15 Industry Reference committees, of which she is a member of eight.

  Dr Stuart Johnston    Chair, ESI Transmission, Distribution and Rail Industry Reference Committee; General Manager Energy Networks Australia   Stuart is currently the General Manager, Network Transformation at Energy Networks Australia. He is responsible for policy and advocacy on issues of critical importance to asset management and managing transformational change for the industry, including being responsible for the delivery of the ‘Electricity Network Transformation Roadmap”.

Dr Stuart Johnston

Chair, ESI Transmission, Distribution and Rail Industry Reference Committee; General Manager Energy Networks Australia

Stuart is currently the General Manager, Network Transformation at Energy Networks Australia. He is
responsible for policy and advocacy on issues of critical importance to asset management and managing
transformational change for the industry, including being responsible for the delivery of the ‘Electricity Network Transformation Roadmap”.

  Nat Nagy    ATSB Executive Director, Transport Safety, Australian Transport Safety Bureau   Nat Nagy has been involved in the transport industry since 1996 in a diverse range of operational and leadership roles. He now leads the operational division of the ATSB across the Rail, Aviation and Marine domains and has a core focus on the improvement of transport safety across all industries.

Nat Nagy

ATSB Executive Director, Transport Safety, Australian Transport Safety Bureau

Nat Nagy has been involved in the transport industry since 1996 in a diverse range of operational and leadership roles. He now leads the operational division of the ATSB across the Rail, Aviation and Marine domains and has a core focus on the improvement of transport safety across all industries.